Ben Zobrist

Ben Zobrist

Report: Mets, A’s Have Discussed Ben Zobrist Trade

They clearly need a bat, and while Justin Upton and Carlos Gomez are reportedly on New York’s radar, Ben Zobrist appears to be a more realistic option for the Amazin’s.

07/22/2015

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Certain Positions In Fantasy Baseball Require Quality Backups On Your Bench

What are the thinnest positions in fantasy baseball? Catcher? The infield positions of second base, shortstop and third base? All of the above? Yes, depth is better in the outfield and first base positions, so when you think about which players to stash on your bench, think about the ones with multi-position eligibility. They may not be the most productive on a day-to-day basis, but they have the capability to be very valuable to your team’s chances of winning.

06/29/2015

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Fantasy Baseball Season Is One-Third Over, So What Does Your Team Need To Win?

Two months into baseball season, and it’s time to assess what categories your fantasy team needs to improve—and win. On offense, you want to find players that can help your team batting average, for example, or move you up a few places in steals. For the pitching side, do you need more wins or saves? Figuring out now where the biggest gains are to be had in your league will make all the difference through the summer months.

05/30/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 15:  Center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury #22 of the New York Yankees and left fielder Brett Gardner #11 fail to haul in the fly ball by James Loney of the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a game on September 15, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rays Edge Yankees 1-0 On Late Zobrist RBI

Ben Zobrist hit a game-ending single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays over the New York Yankees 1-0 on Monday night.

09/16/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 22: Newly aquired Chase Headley of the New York Yankees looks on from the dugout during the fourth inning against the Texas Rangers on July 22, 2014 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 18 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

07/25/2014

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10 Players Who Could Get Traded At MLB Trade Deadline

With the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, it’s time to see who could potentially be on the move in late July.

07/24/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - MAY 23: Homer Bailey #34 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches in the second inning of the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Great American Ball Park on May 23, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 10 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

05/30/2014

Fenway Park in Boston (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Who’s The Evil Empire Now? Rays Say Rule Gives BoSox Right To Force Doubleheader

The big winner in all this could figure to be the Yankees, who will host a tired Tampa Bay squad for a three-game set starting Friday.

05/01/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 06: Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after hitting a double in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game Three of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Shortstop

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at shortstop for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/05/2014

PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 05: Robinson Cano #22 of the Seattle Mariners hits a RBI single against the Colorado Rockies during the fifth inning of the spring training game at Peoria Stadium on March 5, 2014 in Peoria, Arizona.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Second Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at second base for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/04/2014

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Keefe To The City: Joe Girardi To Blame For Yankees’ Bad Start

Neil Keefe brings back “The Joe Girardi Show” for a third season after the Yankees’ manager made a series of questionable decision in the opening weekend.

WFAN–04/09/2012

Justin Verlander (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images) and CC Sabathia (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), set kick off game one of the ALDS at Yankee Stadium.

Hartnett: Wild Card Wednesday Produces Difficult Path For Yankees

The outcome of ‘Wild Card Wednesday’ has made the Yankees’ playoff match-ups the toughest possible. Verlander and the Tigers are no easy task and the Rays are built for playoff success.

WFAN–09/29/2011

Alex Rodriguez

Yankees Do Red Sox No Favors; Soriano Serves Up Game To Rays

Russell Martin has had a unique two days. The Yankees catcher homered and also hit into a triple play in New York’s 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.

WFAN–09/27/2011

Derek Jeter

Jeter’s 2,998th Hit Only Highlight Of Yankees’ Loss To Rays

Jeff Niemann gave up Derek Jeter’s 2,998th hit but little else, B.J. Upton homered and drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Thursday night.

WFAN–07/07/2011

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Johnny Damon throws with other position players during their spring training baseball workout at the Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Sweeny Says: Heeeere’s Johnny Damon

A little quality time with Johnny Damon is always fun. While he’ll always be remembered as a key member of the 2009 World Series Champs, he has also led a bit of an itinerant lifestyle as a baseball player.

WFAN–03/03/2011